Eula Biss

Eula Biss

Eula Biss holds a BA in nonfiction writing from Hampshire College and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Her second book, Notes from No Man's Land, received the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism. Her work has also been recognized by a Pushcart Prize, a Jaffe Writers' Award, and a 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library. She teaches writing at Northwestern University and is working on a new book about myth and metaphor in medicine with the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Howard Foundation Fellowship. Her essays have recently appeared in The Best American Nonrequired ReadingThe Best Creative Nonfiction and the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction as well as in the BelieverGulf Coast, ColumbiaNinth Letter, North American Review, Bellingham Review, Seneca Review, and Harper's.

On Immunity

An Inoculation
Eula Biss

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2014
Why do we fear vaccines? A provocative examination by Eula Biss, author of Notes from No Man’s Land, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

Notes from No Man's Land

American Essays
Eula Biss

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2009
"Eula Biss's Notes from No Man's Land is the most accomplished book of essays anyone has written or published so far in the twenty-first century." —Kyle Minor, Salon
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